There is nothing wrong with the straight 3x10 approach, but eventually your progress will stall. To avoid the dreaded plateau, consider using some of these training methods before your progress stalls. Each one increases the intensity of your workout which will help produce better results. Be warned, if you are overzealous, you will end up with very sore muscles! Introduce these methods gradually and don't pile on too much weight too soon.
21st Feb 2017
Contrary to popular belief, when it comes to strength training, more is not always better. In fact, fewer training sessions per week are sometimes better than more. The balance between training and rest is crucial, and if you out-train your ability to recover, your progress will soon grind to a halt. When planning your next training cycle, consider reducing rather than increasing training frequency. Who knows, you might discover that you get better results from doing less and not more.
19th Feb 2017
IsoPept Zero post-workout protein is comprised of Hydrolyzed and Pure Whey Protein Isolate, which are the most premium and nutrient rich sources of high quality protein peptide fractions, providing your fatigued muscles with a direct source of fuel for growth and repair!
17th Feb 2017
These four tried-and-tested workouts work all your major muscles, burns calories like a blowtorch and are extremely time efficient. The perfect combination of metabolism-boosting, muscle-preserving strength training with cardio. Do it three times a week on non-consecutive days for best results.
15th Feb 2017
Despite working in very different ways, BCAAs make a great alternative to stimulant pre-workout supplements. Their effect might not be as noticeable or dramatic but they also come with fewer drawbacks and unwanted side-effects. For example, you will not develop a tolerance to BCAAs and nor will they give you the jitters! BCAAs will not only allow you to train harder and longer but also recover faster too.
15th Feb 2017
In modern running shoes, fashion has come to be a major player in the shoe game which has overshadowed comfort and funciton in favor of style. To understand what makes a good shoe, you must first understand the shape and function of the human foot. The foot supports us during locomotion and usually directs our bodyweight forwards, therefore the wider and flatter the foot, the more support. However, most "modern" running shoes do the exact opposite of what they should be doing.
13th Feb 2017
Cardio training is widely considered an essential element to any weight loss program. The term "Cardio", however, actually captures a very broad range of exercise styles. Some of these are ideal for people returning to exercise or just beginning a weight loss program, while others are for more advanced athletes. No matter your fitness level, it's important to include a wide range of these variations in your training.
13th Feb 2017
Outdoor fitness training offers a well-needed pick-me-up to the same monotonous exercise routines. While training outdoors offers many physical benefits, it is important to be properly prepared for fitness training conducted in a more open environment. Following these 4 simple tips will ensure that you are able to make the most out of your outdoor fitness training.
5th Feb 2017
Whether you are looking for a long-term workout to improve your wellbeing or just need an active break from your hard workouts, this is the plan for you. Treat it as therapy and make sure you leave several reps in the bank at the end of each set. You should leave the gym feeling better than when you arrived and that means looser joints, more mobile muscles, and more energy!
5th Feb 2017
Unfortunately, most products marketed as snacks to those of us trying to be health-savy simply don't fit with the patterns of a typical American diet. Most Americans consume more Calories than they need in a single day, hence the obesity epidemic. If snacking is part of your everyday routine and you're not sure what consitutes a healthy snack, use our easy snack matrix to pick the snacks that work best for both your health and Caloric needs.